"Monkey Fun!" by Julia Dweck

NEW RELEASE and REVIEW
Monkey Fun!
by Julia Dweck
Monkey Fun! is Julia Dweck’s latest release. You can read my review below. You can also read my earlier posts and reviews of some of Julia’s other books: Blucy (blog post), Mary had a Sleepy Sheep (blog post), Humpfree: The Humpless Camel (blog post), Faux Paw (blog post), and Zippity-Zoo (blog post).
Description
Monkey Fun! proves that you’re never too young to begin your learning adventure.
It’s a barrel of fun and chock full of interesting monkey facts written in easy to understand rhyming verse for toddlers ages 0-4.
Bold, colorful illustrations by Aida Sofia Barbawill capture the attention of young readers and aid in story comprehension. This is an edutaining rhyming adventure that offers fun learning resources in the back of the book including, Mrs. Dweck’s monkey facts and a monkey counting game.
Excerpt
That’s not a monkey who’s peeling a grape.
Bigger and tailless, he must be an ape.
Monkeys who live in a family group,
travel together and share with their troop.
Review

Ever wanted to know more about monkeys? Here’s a fun way to entertain and educate the kids at the same time. Find out where monkeys live, what they eat, and how they interact.
Aida Sofia Barba’s monkeys are extremely cute and the colorful backgrounds are stunning, a perfect complement to Julia’s rhyming verse. Comes complete with fun monkey facts and a counting activity.
About the Author
Julia Dweck writes children’s stories for digital and traditional publication. Her stories span the spectrum of humor, fantasy, and edutainment in rhyme and in prose. Check out her newest ebooks, Blucy, Mary had a Sleepy Sheep, Humpfree: The Humpless Camel, Faux Paw, Zippity-Zoo, and Monkey Fun!.
Julia’s background in elementary education affords her the opportunity to be in touch with what children want to read and what makes them giggle. She’s collaborated with leading artists in the world of children’s literature to produce over twenty Amazon ebooks. Her titles have garnered placement on Amazon’s bestsellers in children’s color picture books multiple times with two #1 bestsellers: Pie-Rits and Zombie-Kids. These titles have been chosen by Amazon Editors for the prestigious “Kindle Daily Deal.” Many of Julia’s titles have earned placement on Amazon’s top ranked lists based on customer review. In her spare time, Julia is a designer of educational adjuncts for children’s literature, and has worked with such notable publishing houses as Penguin Young Readers. She presented at the 2011 National Center for Family Literacy for her creative use of technology in the classroom.
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